Political Mobilization Manager
American Chemistry Council (ACC)
The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for Manager for its Political Mobilization. ACC represents its members on public policy issues; coordinates the industry’s research and testing programs; and administers Responsible Care®, the industry’s environment, health, safety and security performance improvement initiative.
The position is responsible for enhancing the advocacy efforts of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) by creating champions from targeted members of Congress through direct political engagement within their applicable districts and digital/social media engagement. The position is also responsible for assisting and motivating member company facilities representatives to execute robust engagement in field-based political and grassroots activities. The position reports directly to the Director, Political Mobilization.
Other key duties and responsibilities of the position include mobilizing political assets in targeted districts to engage in Congressional plant tours, district meetings, political fundraisers on a sustained basis; developing and maintaining strong working relationships with relevant ACC staff, member company representatives, and various third party consultants/vendors; assisting in the creation, marketing and implementation of grassroots and social media strategy and components; maintaining and improving current grassroots websites and social media accounts, as well as identify potential tools to enhance overall online grassroots and social media efforts; and developing written communications (activity reports, Action Alerts, presentations, training materials, web content, etc.) to inform relevant internal and/or external audiences of priority issues as well as program actions and results.
Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline; three to five years’ relevant campaign or political experience; knowledge or familiarity with and interest in public policy process and grassroots strategies, tools, and tactics; a thorough knowledge of social media applications, specifically Facebook and Twitter; ability to prioritize and manage multiple issues, projects, tasks and information/requests as well as the ability to adapt quickly to changing legislative and political environment; and experience working with internet applications, including website management, working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and ability to travel, as needed, within the United States a must. Experience in a Federal or state candidate campaign or district office work experience, significant digital/social media engagement as well as a Corporate or trade association experience preferred.
To learn more about us, visit our web site at www.americanchemistry.com. ACC offers a salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits. If you meet the qualifications, please forward your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to H_R@americanchemistry.com or fax to (202) 330-5563.
Job posted: 2019-07-30